Features

Find a supportive learning environment at West Cork Campus in Skibbereen (Cork College of Commerce)

Posted on: 6th August, 2019 in Features

This September, the West Cork Campus is offering a wide range of courses for post-leaving cert students, mature students and individuals, who want to make a career change or pursue further study giving a wide range of options for graduates....

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Catch a glimpse behind the stage curtain on The Everyman Tour

Posted on: 6th August, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

Every Wednesday and Saturday at 1pm, The Everyman invites you to step behind the curtain on the immersive back-stage tour if the theatre. Today’s tour guide is local actor and performer Damien Punch. His sidekick Jimmy Bray will undergo transformations...

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The Everyman Theatre – dreaming of us since 1962

Posted on: 6th August, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

“I love living, I have some problems with my life, but living is the best thing they’ve come up with so far.” Neil Simon The Odd Couple by Neil Simon runs at the Everyman Theatre on MacCurtain Street until August...

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Focusing on the individual at The Metropole Hotel

Posted on: 6th August, 2019 in Features

The River Lee rises in the Shehy mountains almost a hundred miles west of Patrick’s Bridge where we cross over into Cork City’s Victorian Quarter. Her name, as she flows gently out to sea, might have come from ‘Luighe’, the...

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A generation afraid for their future fights for change

Posted on: 6th August, 2019 in Features

Youth activist and environmental campaigner Alicia Joy O’Sullivan from Skibbereen has been fighting for change on many different issues from a young age. The inspiring 18-year-old student says that climate change is the most pressing issue to her generation –...

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People are just people

Posted on: 6th August, 2019 in Features

Imagine walking down the street and always looking over your shoulder fearful of harrassment and intimidation – simply for being yourself. Imagine your child walking down the street and dealing with abuse and insults every day of their life –...

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Putting a face on who I am

Posted on: 6th August, 2019 in Features

The anonymous provision of sperm and eggs in fertility treatment is due to be banned shortly under Irish law. Parts of the Children and Family Relationships Act 2015, which have yet to be enacted in Ireland, will see the creation...

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A tribute to Tony – a life well lived

Posted on: 5th July, 2019 in Features

After a short illness, Tony Eklof passed away peacefully in the presence of his loving family at the Bon Secours Hospital in Cork on May 20.  A lover of history (Napolean Bonaparte was his hero), Renaissance art (he loved searching out...

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